Field Hockey Hosts Plymouth State in LEC Semi-Finals

Field Hockey Hosts Plymouth State in LEC Semi-Finals

NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA-The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's field hockey team will face Plymouth State at home for the second time this season when they host the Panthers in the semi-finals of the Little East Conference Tournament Saturday afternoon. Face-off at Cressy Field is scheduled for 1:00 p.m.


The Corsairs, who were seeded first in the tournament, are 15-5 after a 3-1 victory over Western Connecticut State Thursday night. The Panthers are 11-6 and won their quarter-final match against Westfield State, 5-1 Wednesday afternoon.


UMass Dartmouth defeated PSU, 3-2, a week ago in the final match of the regular season; Thursday night's win was the Corsairs' sixth in a row, matching their longest winning streak earlier in the season.


The winner of Saturday's match advances to the championship match on Sunday. The winner of the tournament will earn the LEC's automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Championships.